Category Archives: DIY Projects

Things to Keep in Mind When Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Things to Keep in Mind When Painting Your Home’s Exterior

A clean paint job is like a well-tailored jacket. It looks fresh, sharp, but can protect you from the elements. Your home needs its own “special coat,” too, so when you notice the paint starting to chip, crack and peel, it probably isn’t the most assuring feeling. That’s why experts recommend repainting your home every… Continue Reading

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain Without Harsh Chemicals

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain Without Harsh Chemicals

Although chemical drain cleaners will sometimes get the job done, they aren’t particularly good for your plumbing system. Likewise, they shouldn’t be your first choice when you need to clear a clogged sink. Today we’ll look at a few safe, effective ways to unclog a sink without using harsh chemicals. Try using a plunger first.… Continue Reading

Keep in Mind These Basic Rules of Ladder Safety

Keep in Mind These Basic Rules of Ladder Safety

This time of year, many homeowners are climbing ladders to clean gutters, trim tree branches and repair damaged siding. These might be pretty routine maintenance tasks, but it’s important to remember that there are inherent safety risks associated with working on a ladder. With this in mind, homeowners should familiarize themselves with a few basic… Continue Reading